Arthur Conan Doyle room, Toronto Reference Library

2019-01-05

in Photo of the day, Toronto

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Milan January 17, 2019 at 11:06 pm

The chess set with forces of good and forces of evil is impressive.

On the good side, I do feel that Mrs. Hudson is a bit overpromoted to Queen. I suppose the game makers blushed at the thought of Watson as the Queen? Or even Holmes himself, with Watson as the less quick, more in-need-of-defence King?

. September 5, 2019 at 5:52 pm

BBC – Future – The two illusions that tricked Arthur Conan Doyle

Two real-life hoaxes managed to fool the creator of Sherlock Holmes – and they help to reveal our own ‘metacognitive illusions’ that influence our memory and perception.

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